ICT adoption can increase crop productivity among young farmers in Tanzania

Study have shown that the involvement of Africa’s youth in rural development, and agriculture will not only boost food security on the continent but also strategically provide solutions to the prevailing problem of unemployment plaguing African societies. However, youth participation in these areas in most African countries is very low, this can be linked to so many factors which includes …

Tanzania: PHM will increase Youth involvement in Horticulture

Horticulture is a field of agriculture that involves the growing of short growing season, averaging three months, offers quick yields and returns on investments despite the high rate of post-harvest losses. In Tanzania, with the Government putting forward a National Strategy for Youth Involvement in Agriculture (NYSIA) for 2016-2021 through the Ministry of Agriculture with the vision to empower youths …

IFAD-CARE contributing to policy making through research

With Africa’s population set to double by 2050 according to a report from the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) in Washington, there is a growing concern for the urgent nature of food security, youth unemployment, poverty and addressing zero hunger across the Continent. Studies have shown that in order to address these key issues that are linked to agriculture, recommendations and …